Microsoft could soon allow you to finally uninstall some default Windows apps

Microsoft could soon allow you to finally uninstall some default Windows apps

Windows 10 users will soon be able to completely remove programs such as Notepad, Paint and WordPad from their systems. Notepad and Paint have come automatically installed in Windows since version 1.0 of the OS released back in 1985 while WordPad was automatically installed beginning in 1995. So far none of the programs could be uninstalled from Windows.

Dave 2 months

Can I finally uninstall Cortana?

Bart 2 months

Is Microsoft becoming more pro consumer !?! Ok that might be a stretch but a man can dream.

TrumpBumperCar 2 months

That would be actually incredible. :o

Met Man
Met Man 2 months

You can partly thank the European union for that one. They have been pushing Microsoft for years to make all default programs removable so competitors programs have equal opportunity. Glad they do atleast something useful once in a while.

FirstCensorshipThenJail 2 months

And yet you can not uninstall Facebook or Google apps from Andriod.

Aight Bradley
Aight Bradley 2 months

When can I uninstall the bloat apps forced upon me by android? I will never use Yellowpages nor NFL apps...

michael zubas
michael zubas 2 months

I miss Paint already :(

Daniel McEwen
Daniel McEwen 2 months

Those apps must take up a whopping 600 mb or so. I'm sure people have been clamoring to get rid of them.

Andromeda 2 months

I use notepad for my notes when on the phone or I need to shorthand some stuff. Paint is my dead pixel paranoia agitator. And is good for some quick cropping and clipping. The windows photo editor seems to take far too long to load. Wordpad is the only one I fail to see much purpose for; it's not good enough to be an acceptable word processor by modern standards. I used it for most of my schoolwork in the 1990s and early 2000s. But rightly and smartly so Microsoft stagnated it in order to make Office sellable and ironically enough the cutting edge confusing menu system introduced in I think 2012 is what pushed me to Libreoffice.

No Way
No Way 2 months

why are most of the articles on different topics?

Grand Ol Propaganda
Grand Ol Propaganda 2 months


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Leo Miggel
Leo Miggel 2 months

I would prefer if all the spyware/bloatware like Cortana was optional.

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